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Maryland, DC sue Trump for accepting funds without congressional approval

Maryland, DC sue Trump for accepting funds without congressional approval

Just days after Mr Trump's inauguration in January, the government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of NY. "There is no other president whose domestic and foreign investments - the entanglements - have been so bound up with our policy and our interests, and he is the only president who has refused to disclose the extent of his holdings and interests, so yes it will be a subject of our lawsuit." White House ...



Like It Or Not, Donald Trump Put Climate Change On The Map

The announcement by President Donald Trump that he intends to have the US federal government formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement , thus reversing the position of the Obama administration, has already received a volley of condemnation from many quarters both within the United States as well as internationally.



Tropical Storm Cindy continues to bring heavy rain

As of Tuesday afternoon, tropical storm warnings were issued from San Luis Pass to Pearl River, which includes Chambers, Galveston, Harris and Liberty Counties along with Galveston Bay and adjacent coastal waters. It will begin moving toward the northwest. The storm was moving northwest at almost 10 miles (17 km) per hour, and forecasters said they expect this motion to continue and landfall to be made along the Texas-Louisiana border, home to some of the nation's largest refineries.


UK budget deficit narrows in May

UK budget deficit narrows in May

For the financial year-to-date, borrowing stands at £16.1bn, the lowest since the comparable period in 2008. This was the lowest May borrowing since 2007. The deficit narrowed last month, it said, as tax receipts rose by £2.6bn to £52.7bn. The reduction in borrowing was helped by record May VAT receipts, while income tax and national insurance revenues also rose.



Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk

The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Ronaldo has denied the charges. Ronaldo is understood to want to leave Spanish football after becoming embroiled in tax-fraud speculation and perceiving a lack of support from his club as a result.


Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

CNN's Brian Stelter has more on the administration's secrecy , writing, "By nearly every measure, the Trump White House has reduced transparency about the workings of government". The White House is mulling a new role for White House press secretary Sean Spicer that would take him away from the podium and into a different role inside the West Wing, a White House official said Monday.